1. To bring forward for consideration or acceptance; SYN. throw out.
2. To cause to move forward; SYN. bring forward.
3. To develop further.
4. To move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; SYN. progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on.
5. To move forward; of clocks and watches; SYN. set ahead.
6. To pay in advance.
7. To rise in rate or price; SYN. gain.
8. Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
9. Develop in a positive way
10. Contribute to the progress or growth of
bring forth / ˈbrɪŋ ˈfɔːrθ /
1. To produce, as young fruit.
2. To bring to light; to make manifest.
bring on / ˈbrɪŋ ɑːn /
To cause to appear.
carry on / ˈkæri ɑːn /
1. To carry farther; to advance, or help forward; to continue.
2. To manage, conduct, or prosecute.
3. To behave in a wild, rude, or inappropriate manner.
4. When you carry on, you continue as before, despite a difficult experience in your life.
come along / ˈkəm əˈlɔːŋ /
1. To accompany someone who leads the way
2. To make progress
3. To make an appearance
1. To arrive on a scene; to become available
2. To place among those finishing
3. To function in an indicated manner; of a telecommunications signal; To be received
4. To assume a role or function
5. To attain maturity, fruitfulness, or production
6. To come into fashion; become fashionable.
7. When people or things enter a place, room, house, and so on that you are in, they come in or come into it. Go out is the opposite of come in.
8. When a train, bus, airplane, or ship comes in, it arrives. Get in is similar to come in.
9. When people arrive at the place where they work, they come in. Get in is similar to come in.
10. When something that a store will sell comes in, it is delivered to the store.
11. When a thing or skill comes in handy, it is something useful that you like to have available when you need it.
come on / ˈkəm ɑːn /
1. To appear or become visible; make a showing; SYN. come out, turn up, surface, show up.
2. To become available.
3. When an electrical device or machine comes on, it begins to operate, usually automatically. Go off is the opposite of come on.
4. When a television or radio program comes on, it begins.
5. When you want to encourage people to do something or when you want them to do something quickly, you say "Come on!"
6. [always continuous] When you begin to feel a headache or an illness developing, you feel the headache or illness coming on.
7. When you come on a certain way, you speak or deal with people in that way.
1. To be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest.
2. To cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; SYN. make grow.
3. To grow, progress, unfold, or evolve gradually through a process of evolution, natural growth, or differentiation.
4. To make something new and usually improved, such as a product.
5. To generate gradually.
6. To gradually acquire new traits or characteristics; SYN. evolve.
7. To grow emotionally or mature; SYN. grow.
8. To expand a function or expression in the form of a series, in mathematics.
9. To change the use of and make available or usable.
10. To elaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme.
11. To disclose or reveal (obsolete).
12. To superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry.
13. To move one's chess pieces into strategically more advantageous positions.
14. To make visible by means of chemical solutions; said of photographic film.
do / duː /
(Homonym: dew, due).
(Irregular preterit, past participle: did, done).
1. To perform or act; .
2. To carry on or manage; SYN. manage.
3. To create or design, often in a certain way; SYN. make.
4. To get (something) done; SYN. perform.
5. To proceed or get along; SYN. fare, make out, come, get along.
6. To travel or traverse (a distance).
7. A function word used to form questions.
8. A function word used, in the negative, to frame negative sentences.
1. To increase (one's body weight); SYN. put on.
2. To increase in.
3. To obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; SYN. advance, win, make headway, get ahead, gain ground.
4. To earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; SYN. take in, clear, make, earn, realize, pull in, bring in.
get ahead / ˈɡet əˈhed /
1. To advance; to prosper.
2. To achieve success
3. When you get ahead, you become more successful and make progress in your job or your life.
get along / ˈɡet əˈlɔːŋ /
1. To get on; to make progress, as in business.
2. To proceed; to advance; to prosper.
3. When you are able to do some sort of work without any serious problems, you get along.
1. To appear in a show, on T.V., radio, etc.; SYN. be on.
2. To grow late or (of time) elapse.
3. When you move your body toward something and stand, sit, or lie on it, you get on it.
4. When you mount an animal, bicycle, motorcycle, and so on, you get on it.
5. When you enter a bus, train, airplane, ship, and so on, you get on it.
To make progress; SYN. come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up.
prosper / prɑːspər /
1. To be successful; to grow abundantly; to be prosperous.
2. To succeed in an enterprise or activity; especially; to achieve economic success
3. To become strong and flourishing
4. To cause to succeed or thrive
rise / ˈraɪz /
(Irregular preterit, past participle: rose, risen).
1. To grow in volume, as under the influence of heat or fermentation; of substances.
2. To move upward; SYN. lift, arise, move up, go up, come up.
3. To grow or suddenly appear; SYN. lift, rear.
4. To become heartened or elated.
5. To come up, of celestial bodies; SYN. come up.
6. To increase in value; as of prices or numbers; SYN. climb, go up.
7. To increase in volume; of dough; SYN. prove.
8. To rise in rank or status; SYN. jump, climb up.
9. To straighten up.
10. To exert oneself to meet a challenge.
speed / ˈspiːd /
(Irregular preterit, past participle: sped).
To travel at an excessive or illegal velocity.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: thrived).
To gain in wealth; SYN. prosper, fligh high, flourish.
wade / weɪd /
To walk (through relatively shallow water).
walk / wɑːk /
1. To use one's feet to advance; advance by steps.
2. To traverse by walking.
3. To take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure.
4. To take a person or an animal for a walk.
5. To behave in a specified manner.
6. (Baseball) To obtain a base on balls.
7. (Baseball) To allow a player to move to base by pitching balls to him.
8. To be or act in association with.